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The ancient town of York in the northeast of England offers adventure and excitement, as well as opportunities to sit back and relax. With over 1,900 years of history within its walls, the city of York is home to an intriguing mix of Roman and Viking history. Visit the Jorvik Viking Centre to experience a recreation of life in a Viking city, as well as life-size dioramas and a ride experience.
For those with an architectural eye, a visit to York Minster is a must. With its intricate stained glass windows and elaborate tombs, this medieval cathedral is an impressive yet peaceful place to spend a couple of hours exploring. York also boasts Europe's most visited street: The Shambles. Dating back to medieval times, this street now hosts many unique and independent shops, cafes, and bakeries, all with the feeling that you have stepped back in time.
With its position in the heart of the country, accessing York could not be simpler. East Midlands and Northern Rail services offer direct and quick train service to the city. York is also within reach of four international airports and many major roads for access via car. Park-and-ride services around the city mean you won't have to worry about parking in those medieval streets.
What train companies travel to York, United Kingdom?
Located in United Kingdom, York is accessible by train from 25 other cities. You can choose from 217 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to York on Wanderu. Northern Rail usually has the most trains on any given day.
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Train companies serving York
|Train||Routes||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Northern Rail||25||0h 51m||$21.30|
|TransPennine Express||20||1h 23m||$37.35|
|London North Eastern Railway||10||1h 24m||$50.49|
|Great Western Railway||5||5h 46m||$287.95|
|Grand Central||3||0h 30m||$17.54|
|East Midlands Railway||1||2h 0m||$58.97|
CrossCountry operates an extensive rail network in the U.K., centered in Birmingham. In standard class, passengers enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms. Trains also contain a small café or a trolley that passes through the carriages. An upgrade to first-class gives passengers more legroom and complimentary food.
Owned by Arriva UK Trains, Grand Central runs daily trips along the east coast of the United Kingdom from Sunderland to London, with stops in North Yorkshire, Halifax, and Doncaster. Grand Central has standard and first-class tickets, but all passengers enjoy AC, free WiFi, leather seats, and the option to purchase snacks onboard.
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